NEW Botanical Calm Balm 50g


Made in New Zealand, save the whole family some misery with our 100% natural & multifunctional balm.

The ever popular Misery Guts Botanical Calm Balm is now back in NEW stylish amber glass packaging!

Originally inspired by the home made nappy cream Shelly made for her babies and then Tanja's, we then worked with an accomplished NZ skincare developer, and made this just, well, extraordinary!

We've loving blended a range of age old ingredients known to repair, calm, protect and moisturise.

Packed with nourishing natural ingredients that help to heal and nourish sensitive skin, the baby balm also has a delicate aroma that helps calm and relax moods. It now includeds a touch of Rosemary to prolong its life making it still 100% natural.

This luxurious balm features mānuka honey to moisturise, native koromiko & native kawakawa known to reduce inflammation & aid healing, mandarin oil to emotionally calm & soothe.

Coconut oil for its anti fungal& anti bacterial benefits, Sunflower oil and CocoButter to moisturise, while the beeswax forms a protective wall sealing in moisture yet allowing skin to breath.

See below for full ingredients line up and the TLC it brings to this versatile, GO TO balm.

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Inspired by our own homemade nappy balm recipes, this natural barrier protects baby’s sensitive skin from moisture and bacteria; this creamy, non-pasty balm goes on clear and is an extraordinary multi-tasker for mother and child ~ a soothing, moisturising, hydrating baby balm that is safe not only for infants, but the whole family.

Can be used all over, including as a lip balm, nappy balm, for gardening hands or wherever delicate skin might need a little TLC.

Dispense a small amount onto the palm of your hand & gently massage onto skin.


SUNFLOWER OIL – is a light, non-greasy vitamin rich oil that leaves the skin feeling smooth & supple. It protects from skin infections and bacterial infection, enhances skin barrier function

BEESWAX – Natures skin barrier protection, it forms a protective wall by sealing in moisture in our skin without smothering allowing the skin to breath

COCOA SEED BUTTER – Cocoa has been called “food of the gods”. It has been used for centuries in Africa for its moisturising and healing properties, where it has been used to protect and condition skin which has been damaged by the sun and wind. Cocoa butter contains natural antioxidants and is naturally rich in vitamin E and other vitamins and minerals as well as cocoa mass polyphenol Women have used it for centuries to prevent and treat stretch marks.

COCONUT OIL - Coconut Oil is anti-fungal, antiviral, antibacterial, supports tissue healing and growth and is rich in Vitamin E.

MANUKA HONEY - Natures liquid gold full of proteins, amino acids, vitamins and minerals. Natural humectant that draws moisture into the skin

KAWAKAWA EXTRACT – One of the most important and frequently used plants in Rongoa (Maori medicine) providing cleansing and healing properties to the skin whilst it is also recognised to reduce inflammation.

KOROMIKO EXTRACT - Koromiko's astringent action reduces weeping and aids healing by gently constricting tissues to form a protective barrier. This astringent action also makes it particularly useful to help reduce the inflammation associated with many skin conditions, as often experienced with nappy rash.

VITAMIN E – Natural Vitamin E provides Antioxidant protection to the formula and the skin.

MANDARIN OIL - Deeply restful, it’s calming for your emotions and is great for soothing grouchy, overtired children.

Free of mineral oil, paraffin, parabens, silicones, SLS, DEA, TEA, PEGs, colorants or artificial fragrances
NO Parabens, NO Sulfates, NO Petrochemicals, NO Synthetic emulsifiers, NO Alcohol, NO Artificial colours, NO Mineral oil, NO Artificial fragrances

Customer comments:
"brilliant on my sons eczema. His arm was raw in patches and it healed it up in less than a week"
"healed up my cold sore faster than any medicated cream I have used"
"my sons has eczema around his gentals for 3 years and nothings ever cleared it up quite like this. I also tried it on a cold sore and it cleared up so fast"
"did you know it works on burns? I rubbed it on straight after a cooking burn and it worked a treat"
"my daughters sunburn went down overnight"

Botanical Calm Balm Stockist list:

Allens Pharmacy - Kumeu
Ballantynes - Christchurch
Bambini - Wellington
Brown Sugar - Taihape
Collaboration - Taupo
Eclectic - Waiheke
Fern Grove - West Coast
Flying Fish - Paihia
Follow the White Rabbit -
Gift NZ - Hokitika
Global Baby - Auckland
Gorgeous Things - Raumati
Hapa - Christchurch
Hapa - Tannery, Christchurch
House of Creations - Napier
Iko Iko - Wellington
Iko Iko - Ponsonby
Kid Republic - Newmarket
Larnach Castle - Dunedin
Maple and Wild - Hawera
Meraki Gifts - Christchurch
OK Gift Store - Auckland
OK Gift Store- Queenstown
Opotiki Pharmacy - Opotiki
Palmers - Wellington
Palmers - Whangarei
Paper Plus - Masterton
Pompallier - Russell
Roslyn Pharmacy - Dunedin
Stone Store - Kerikeri
The Shop - Tairua
The White Room Gallery - Island Bay, Wellington
The Whole Nine Yards - Masterton
True Blue - Wanaka
Westmere Pharmacy - Westmere Auckland
Whakatane - The Good Garden Company
Whangamata - Beach Babies
Wonder Room - Wanaka
*For store locations, please visit our stockist page